The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
England / East of England
Rank 38 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 349 483 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.91% 6.87% 8.41%
As % of the System Software category 55.48% 54.95% 59.65%
Number of salaries quoted 254 407 542
Median salary £30,000 £30,421 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.38% -6.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,200 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,115 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.18% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
629 879 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.65% 12.50% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 473 705 815
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire 0 141 £30,000 -7.69% 21
Cambridgeshire -1 113 £34,500 +15.00% 11
Essex -5 50 £31,498 +18.86% 3
Bedfordshire +5 21 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Suffolk +9 20 £30,000 +11.11% 2
Norfolk -36 4 £21,750 -27.50% 2
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 533 (82.64%) Windows
2 363 (56.28%) Microsoft
3 321 (49.77%) Windows Server
4 268 (41.55%) VMware
5 208 (32.25%) MS Exchange
6 182 (28.22%) MS Excel
7 177 (27.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 170 (26.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 168 (26.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 161 (24.96%) Office 365
11 156 (24.19%) DNS
12 155 (24.03%) ITIL
13 151 (23.41%) Windows 7
14 150 (23.26%) Firewall
15 137 (21.24%) Citrix
16 136 (21.09%) Microsoft Certification
17 135 (20.93%) MS Office
18 131 (20.31%) Linux
19 119 (18.45%) Cisco
20 116 (17.98%) DHCP
21 106 (16.43%) SQL
22 105 (16.28%) SCCM
23 102 (15.81%) Microsoft Azure
24 99 (15.35%) WAN
25 98 (15.19%) LAN
26 97 (15.04%) SQL Server
27 96 (14.88%) SAN
28 92 (14.26%) Hyper-V
29 83 (12.87%) MCSE
30 80 (12.40%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 208 (32.25%) MS Exchange
2 80 (12.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (8.99%) Skype for Business
4 44 (6.82%) IIS
5 38 (5.89%) SharePoint
6 35 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (1.55%) Apache
10 8 (1.24%) JBoss
11 7 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
11 7 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.78%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.78%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.62%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
15 1 (0.16%) ArcGIS
15 1 (0.16%) Confluence
15 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 182 (28.22%) MS Excel
2 135 (20.93%) MS Office
3 6 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.31%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.31%) Simulink
5 1 (0.16%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.47%) assyst
2 3 (0.47%) SAP Business One
2 3 (0.47%) SystmOne
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.16%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 161 (24.96%) Office 365
2 102 (15.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (3.26%) PaaS
5 19 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (2.02%) SaaS
7 9 (1.40%) Mimecast
8 8 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.78%) IaaS
10 4 (0.62%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.47%) iTunes
12 2 (0.31%) G Suite
13 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 156 (24.19%) DNS
2 150 (23.26%) Firewall
3 116 (17.98%) DHCP
4 99 (15.35%) WAN
5 98 (15.19%) LAN
6 96 (14.88%) SAN
7 75 (11.63%) TCP/IP
7 75 (11.63%) VPN
8 39 (6.05%) Remote Desktop
8 39 (6.05%) VoIP
9 32 (4.96%) VLAN
10 26 (4.03%) Wireless
11 25 (3.88%) Skype
12 22 (3.41%) iSCSI
13 20 (3.10%) Internet
14 17 (2.64%) Unified Communications
15 16 (2.48%) Fibre Channel
16 15 (2.33%) MPLS
17 14 (2.17%) NAS
17 14 (2.17%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (2.95%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.48%) GIS
5 13 (2.02%) RDBMS
6 11 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (1.40%) MySQL
9 7 (1.09%) JasperReports
10 6 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.31%) OLTP
14 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.16%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (2.17%) JIRA
2 12 (1.86%) JUnit
3 11 (1.71%) ClearQuest
3 11 (1.71%) CruiseControl
3 11 (1.71%) FishEye
3 11 (1.71%) Hudson
3 11 (1.71%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.71%) TeamCity
4 7 (1.09%) Ant
4 7 (1.09%) Maven
5 5 (0.78%) Selenium
5 5 (0.78%) SoapUI
5 5 (0.78%) Zephyr
6 4 (0.62%) Subversion
7 3 (0.47%) MSI
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (5.89%) Finance
2 24 (3.72%) Retail
2 24 (3.72%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.17%) Legal
4 9 (1.40%) Marketing
5 8 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.78%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.62%) Publishing
8 3 (0.47%) Local Government
9 2 (0.31%) Advertising
9 2 (0.31%) Back Office
9 2 (0.31%) Front Office
9 2 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.16%) Automotive
10 1 (0.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 153 (23.72%) Analyst
2 130 (20.16%) Support Engineer
3 109 (16.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 101 (15.66%) IT Support
5 77 (11.94%) Support Analyst
6 70 (10.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 67 (10.39%) IT Engineer
8 52 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 52 (8.06%) Administrator
8 52 (8.06%) Infrastructure Support
9 46 (7.13%) 3rd Line Support
10 45 (6.98%) IT Support Engineer
11 42 (6.51%) Help Desk Support
12 39 (6.05%) IT Analyst
13 37 (5.74%) 1st Line Support
13 37 (5.74%) Server Engineer
14 34 (5.27%) Windows Engineer
15 33 (5.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 33 (5.12%) IT Manager
15 33 (5.12%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.65%) Web Services
2 14 (2.17%) CSS
2 14 (2.17%) REST
3 12 (1.86%) .NET
3 12 (1.86%) GWT
3 12 (1.86%) Middleware
4 10 (1.55%) LAMP
5 9 (1.40%) HTML
6 7 (1.09%) Ajax
6 7 (1.09%) Apache Flex
6 7 (1.09%) AWT
6 7 (1.09%) Hibernate
6 7 (1.09%) JMS
6 7 (1.09%) JSON
6 7 (1.09%) RESTful
6 7 (1.09%) SOAP
6 7 (1.09%) Spring
6 7 (1.09%) Swing
7 5 (0.78%) EDI
8 4 (0.62%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 77 (11.94%) Data Centre
2 33 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.34%) Blackberry
4 25 (3.88%) Driving Licence
5 20 (3.10%) Replication
6 19 (2.95%) Fat Client
6 19 (2.95%) Thin Client
7 13 (2.02%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.86%) iPhone
8 12 (1.86%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.55%) Clustering
9 10 (1.55%) iPad
10 8 (1.24%) Handset
11 7 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.09%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.93%) EMC VNX
12 6 (0.93%) User Experience
13 5 (0.78%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 533 (82.64%) Windows
2 321 (49.77%) Windows Server
3 177 (27.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 168 (26.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 151 (23.41%) Windows 7
6 131 (20.31%) Linux
7 79 (12.25%) Windows 10
8 68 (10.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 63 (9.77%) Windows 8
10 32 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 31 (4.81%) Unix
12 23 (3.57%) Mac OS X
13 14 (2.17%) Ubuntu
13 14 (2.17%) Windows XP
14 12 (1.86%) CentOS
15 10 (1.55%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.93%) Android
16 6 (0.93%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.62%) Solaris
17 4 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (24.03%) ITIL
2 42 (6.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 41 (6.36%) Mentoring
4 36 (5.58%) Service Delivery
5 33 (5.12%) Problem Management
6 31 (4.81%) Change Management
7 25 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (3.88%) E-Commerce
8 22 (3.41%) High Availability
8 22 (3.41%) Incident Management
9 21 (3.26%) Open Source
10 20 (3.10%) Infrastructure Management
11 19 (2.95%) Kalman Filter
11 19 (2.95%) Migration
11 19 (2.95%) Project Management
12 18 (2.79%) Configuration Management
13 17 (2.64%) Coaching
13 17 (2.64%) Information Security
13 17 (2.64%) Presales
13 17 (2.64%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (16.43%) SQL
2 47 (7.29%) PowerShell
3 31 (4.81%) C
4 19 (2.95%) VBScript
5 18 (2.79%) VB
6 16 (2.48%) Java
7 15 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.40%) Bash Shell
9 6 (0.93%) C#
9 6 (0.93%) Python
10 5 (0.78%) Perl
10 5 (0.78%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.62%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.47%) C++
12 3 (0.47%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.31%) PHP
13 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.31%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.16%) Tcl
14 1 (0.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 136 (21.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (12.87%) MCSE
3 54 (8.37%) MCP
4 49 (7.60%) Security Cleared
5 48 (7.44%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (7.29%) CCNA
7 44 (6.82%) MCITP
8 43 (6.67%) MCSA
9 38 (5.89%) SC Cleared
10 36 (5.58%) Degree
11 35 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 25 (3.88%) MCTS
13 15 (2.33%) A+ Certification
13 15 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 14 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (1.55%) BC Cleared
16 9 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
17 6 (0.93%) CCNP
17 6 (0.93%) CISM
17 6 (0.93%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (9.46%) SLA
2 8 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.31%) ECSS
4 2 (0.31%) ISO 14000
5 1 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 170 (26.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (14.26%) Hyper-V
3 60 (9.30%) vSphere
4 46 (7.13%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (4.50%) XenApp
6 27 (4.19%) Terminal Services
7 25 (3.88%) XenDesktop
8 20 (3.10%) VMware ESX
9 16 (2.48%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (1.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 8 (1.24%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (1.24%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.78%) vCloud
12 5 (0.78%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.78%) XenServer
13 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 105 (16.28%) SCCM
2 37 (5.74%) SCOM
3 19 (2.95%) Backup Exec
4 11 (1.71%) Puppet
5 8 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.24%) WSUS
6 7 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (0.93%) Nagios
7 6 (0.93%) ZENworks
8 5 (0.78%) Ansible
8 5 (0.78%) CFEngine
8 5 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.78%) vRealize
9 4 (0.62%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.62%) ThinApp
9 4 (0.62%) XenMobile
10 3 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.31%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.31%) Simpana
Vendors
1 363 (56.28%) Microsoft
2 268 (41.55%) VMware
3 137 (21.24%) Citrix
4 119 (18.45%) Cisco
5 61 (9.46%) HP
6 33 (5.12%) NetApp
7 30 (4.65%) Veeam
8 24 (3.72%) IBM
9 21 (3.26%) Dell
9 21 (3.26%) Red Hat
10 20 (3.10%) Google
11 19 (2.95%) Computacenter
11 19 (2.95%) EMC
12 17 (2.64%) CheckPoint
13 16 (2.48%) Oracle
14 14 (2.17%) Apple
15 12 (1.86%) Intel Security
15 12 (1.86%) Sophos
16 11 (1.71%) Atlassian
16 11 (1.71%) Symantec
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £24,300 to £27,300 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + 10% Pension + 15% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Interesting work
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Computer Network Services Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TK Maxx
Salary: Competitive + bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
Wymondham, Norfolk
Norfolk Constabulary
Salary: From £31,053 to £35,451 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Clancy Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago